House Sitting Articles from around the World

on Sunday, 14 May 2017. Posted in Blog

Find out how other people do it!

 

Check out these links

(they are current at time of publication)

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http://communitynewspapers.com/pinecrest/protect-this-househomeowners-take-heed/

http://halftheclothes.com/international-long-term-house-sitting/#pick

http://halftheclothes.com/best-house-sitting-websites/

http://www.travelerstoday.com/articles/31894/20161229/top-4-hacks-to-travel-for-free.htm
http://www.travelerstoday.com/articles/34518/20170113/how-to-still-travel-even-if-you-are-broke.htm
http://www.chichester.co.uk/lifestyle/couple-travel-for-free-thanks-to-pet-sitting-1-7764448
http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-talk/how-to-travel-the-world-for-free-there-is-literally-something-for-everyone-35374873.html
http://www.dailystar.co.uk/travel-news-cheap-uk-holidays-luxury-breaks-more-daily-star/580572/Free-accommodation-pet-sitting-trusted-housesitters-how-to-travel-for-free
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4086180/Melbourne-yoga-instructor-Rowie-Geaerts-not-paid-rent-year-house-sitting.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4186730/How-one-couple-HOUSE-SAT-way-buying-home.html
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/09/serial-house-sitters-shed-the-shackles-of-a-mortgage.html
http://www.postbulletin.com/life/travel/around-the-world-on-a-shoestring-budget/article_8f75375a-caa1-537e-a200-da3013ce57f0.html
https://travel.startsat60.com/#!/articles/how-to-house-sit-internationally
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/alternative-ways-to-travel-that-you-really-should-try_us_58ab556fe4b029c1d1f88d7c
http://suitcasestories.com/house-sitting/
https://www.mappingmegan.com/free-accommodation-overseas-how-to-house-sit
http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/this-torpoint-family-sold-all-their-possessions-and-started-travelling-the-world/story-30177944-detail/story.html
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/90164046/on-the-ladder-part-3-firsthome-owner-housesits-while-airbnb-pays-her-mortgage
https://moneyfacts.co.uk/news/home-insurance/house-sitting--the-new-form-of-home-security/
https://worldtravelfamily.com/family-house-sitting-yes-no/
http://www.rovingjay.com/article-house-sitter/
http://www.puretravel.com/blog/2012/06/09/a-quick-guide-to-becoming-a-house-sitter/
http://www.nbcnews.com/business/personal-finance/want-travel-world-almost-nothing-try-housesitting-n734876
https://money.good.is/articles/money-saving-world-travel-tips
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/renting/leave-property-pets-hands-house-sitter-go-away/
http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/how-animal-lovers-can-bag-10290943
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4490722/Sydney-couple-quit-jobs-housesit-world.html
http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/culture/92502405/house-sitting-is-hard-when-your-are-a-cat-person

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House sitters saving up to $25k a year

on Wednesday, 01 March 2017. Posted in Blog

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SAVINGS are hard to come by in a low interest rate environment, but a growing number of Australians are using initiative and putting aside a fortune, just by sitting around.

Another House Sitting Disaster

on Wednesday, 31 August 2016. Posted in Blog

Don't be put off as most House Sitting jobs go well but check this excellent blog post out so you can be prepared before hand for most eventualities.

 

How to FAIL at House Sitting without really trying

on Thursday, 17 March 2016. Posted in Blog

How to FAIL at House Sitting without really trying

So you’re thinking of doing some House Sitting, awesome!!

 

House Sitting has really taken off in Australia in the last few years due to the spiralling unaffordability of houses to purchase or rent.  If you are looking to save for a deposit or on rental costs this could be the way to achieve it.

Depending on what your house sitting expectations are, it could just be what you have been looking for, then again it could just be your worst nightmare if unprepared. Not to put too fine a point on it, House Sitting is not for everyone and there are numerous things that you need to make yourself aware of before committing to the House Sitting experience.

A House Sitters Bad Experience

on Monday, 15 February 2016. Posted in Blog

A House Sitters Bad Experience

It could happen to you!

 

I am just home from my only bad housesitting experience in Scotland's Capital. The house was a perfect candidate for those programmes you see on UK tv - 'Clean My House' and 'Hoarders'. Below is a copy of an email I sent home -